Graphic Design Instructor, Graphic Design Department
- MFA, Marywood University, Scranton PA, 2008
- BS, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, 1986
Kathy McNeil was born and attended school near Albany, New York. She moved to New York City shortly after completing her undergraduate studies, working briefly in advertising. Offered a position as an assistant art director at American Heritage magazine, she discovered her love of editorial art direction. She went on to work for such magazine titles and publishing organizations as Forbes, People, Women’s World, Sterling Publishing, Cahner’s, and Thomson Financial Services. Additionally, Kathy has held a range of roles in corporate communications and marketing. Currently, she is the principal of Creative Pixels Marketing, a digital marketing service that utilizes digital media and video to help businesses build their online marketing presence.
Her design work has been recognized with over 25 regional, national, and international design awards and she has had her design work exhibited in several juried shows. She is a member of the Morris County (New Jersey) Chamber of Commerce.
Kathy began teaching graphic design in 1999. She has taught various topics in graphic design, digital marketing, and art history at Pratt Institute, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Sussex County Community College, and County College of Morris. She serves as the advisor to CCM’s multiple-award-winning student art and literature publication, The Promethean.
Her favorite part of teaching is the opportunity to guide students as they find their voice as designers.
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